Google Merchant Center

Adding New Google Merchant Center Countries Removes Other Countries

Adding New Google Merchant Center Countries Removes Other Countries

Since the introduction of feed labels and target countries in the Google Merchant Center, if you plan to add additional countries using a dedicated feed, you will find that other countries have started showing zero products. The issue is that if, for example, your default country is the US, and you add another country, such …

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No Longer Disapproved Due To Missing Contact / Return & Refund Policy For Free Listings

No Longer Disapproved Due To Missing Contact / Return & Refund Policy For Google Shopping Free Listings

Google has yet again made changes to when products are disapproved. This is another change with many others, such as client log in, and website needs improvements that no longer get your products disapproved, but limited performance instead, which is a significant step forward in reducing the stress from not getting products active. Now products can get listed …

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Product Landing Pages Or Purchases Locked Behind Login Allowed for Free Listings, But!

Product Landing Pages Or Purchases Locked Behind Login Allowed for Free Listings, But!

It’s interesting how Google is catching up and allowing specific business models. For example, for a long time, Google has not allowed businesses with a login requirement to view product prices or a login requirement for purchasing an item. 8+ Years ago, I had a lot of clients, namely CCTV, where prices are not allowed …

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No More Disapprovals For Free Listings With Website Needs Improvement In Google Merchant Center

No More Disapprovals For Free Listings With “Website Needs Improvement” In Google Merchant Center

Previously when you were missing fundamental requirements, your products would get disapproved, or free listings become not eligible. As of July 2022, this is going to change. Websites that are missing basic requirements will now have a limited visibility warning instead of disapproval. That is excellent news as it means Google will not be so …

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Google Merchant Center Now Supports All Free Listing Conversion Tracking

Google Merchant Center Now Supports All Free Listing Conversion Tracking

Previously back in 2020, we mentioned how to enable tracking with Google Analytics Universal. In January 2022, Google enabled a feature to track conversions automatically using auto-tagging, and in May 2022, it allowed this information to be tracked in Google Analytics 4. While previously, the conversion tracking was only for clicks on listings within the shopping tab. …

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Google India Testing New Web Search Shopping Ad Format

Google India Testing New Web Search Shopping Ad Format

While browsing my favorite people to follow, such as Barry Schwartz I noticed an article regarding a new feature where brand names will slide along with ads. However, Barry mentioned he could not replicate the results. I have tested multiple countries, including the US, UK, and Australia, and could also not replicate it. However, I can repeat …

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Increase Performance By Utilizing Trusted Store Badge In Google Shopping

In this article, how to increase Free Listings and Buy On Google CTR by Becoming Eligible for Google’s Trusted Store Badge, and explain what the requirements are. Anything that you can show to outshine your competitor is key to increasing your click-through rate. Wouldn’t you want to buy from a merchant that Googles trusts? I …

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[asaplabs.io] Suspended Shopify Account Due To Malicious Software In Google Merchant Center

[asaplabs.io] Suspended Shopify Account Due To Malicious Software In Google Merchant Center

I am receiving many clients suspended in Google Merchant Center due to Malicious software starting yesterday (14th June 2022). They seem to be using an app (which one I don’t know yet) that is sourcing from asaplabs.io (do not navigate to this link) Not sure if its anything to do with ASAPLab (different URL) When checking …

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